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Climate gets a leg up, but questions remain in the new government

Tasmania’s first climate change minister is a positive note for the new Labor-Green ministry, but the proof of the pudding will be in the eating. [27 April 2010 | Peter Boyer] At last we have a government. A bit cobbled together, … Continue reading

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How party greed is perverting democratic intentions

The voters have spoken: they care about climate and environmental issues and they want this to be expressed in the makeup of Parliament. But there’s an obstacle — the attitude of Labor and Liberal leaders to those not-so-new kids on … Continue reading

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The politics of climate in Tasmania

Concerned Hobart citizens have drafted an achievable set of strategies that would be an excellent basis for government policy for Tasmania. A campaign by Climate Action Hobart will seek to bring climate policy to the fore in the coming Tasmanian … Continue reading

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